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DeLand, FL 32720
Editor's note: The City of Deland compiles its daily event logs on its Web site. We do not compile or process the information. Some of descriptions may not be suitable for children.Daily Event Logs
Volusia County Sheriff's Office Police Logs
Editor's note: The Volusia County Sheriff's Office compiles its daily event logs on its Web site. We do not compile or process the information. Some of descriptions may not be suitable for children.District 2 Daily Activity Reports
District 2 includes: Pierson, DeLeon Springs, Barberville, Lake Helen, Cassadaga and DeLand.
District 4 Daily Activity Reports
District 4 includes: Deltona, Enterprise, Stone Island and Osteen
District 6 Daily Activity Reports
District 6 includes: DeBary and Orange City
Abbreviations and police jargon used in the logs include:
A.O.A. - Assist Other Agency, sometimes
A.O.J. - Assist Other Jurisdiction. If, for example, another police department requests help from the DeLand Police Department, the responding officer would write a report with A.O.A. or A.O.J. as the header.
Assault - Although there may not be hitting or touching, a person threatens another person and also made some motion or an action that made the target believe the threat was to be carried out at that time. Threats about future actions don't count. If a weapon is used the charge is upgraded to a felony.
BAC - Blood Alcohol Level.
Baker Acted - A Florida law called the Baker Act allows police to temporarily put people believed to be dangerous to themselves or others in hospitals for mental evaluations. Anyone who is involuntarily hospitalized like that is said to be "Baker Acted."
Battery - To be physically hit or touched unlawfully (against one's will). If a weapon is used the charge is upgraded to a felony.
BOLO - Be on the Lookout
Burglary - A thief takes property from a vehicle, a house, or a business.
CID - Criminal Investigative Division
DCF - Department of Children and Families
DL - Driver's License
DPD - DeLand Police Department
DV - Domestic Violence
DV - Domestic Violence
DWLS - Driving With License Suspended
DYS - The Division of Youth Services. This is the holding facility for youthful offenders.
E.P. - Extra Patrols.
FI card - Field Interrogation card. An FI card is completed by an officer when he has a lawful reason to stop someone because there is reason to believe a crime is being committed or was or was about to be committed. If, after the temporary detention, the officer does not has probable cause for an arrest, the officer may choose to complete the FI to document the time, location, clothing, acquaintances, etc. of the person stopped. The FI becomes valuable if a crime later occurs in the area and any information points to the person stopped by the officer.
FST - Field Sobriety Test
FTA - Failure to Appear. A suspect has not shown up for a court date as ordered.
GD, Garden D. - Garden District
GTA - Grand Theft Auto
ISB - International Speedway Boulevard, U.S. Highway 92
LEO - Law Enforcement Officer
Meyer's Act - A Florida law allowing officers to jail intoxicated people.
NCIC/FCIC - National Crime Information Center and the Florida Crime Information Center. This is an information retrieval system for wanted persons, warrants, stolen property, missing persons, etc. When an officer "runs" a person, a car or other item through NCIC/FCIC, the officer usually is seeking criminal information or wanted information. An officer also may enter information for use by other departments.
NTA - Notice to Appear. A person who receives an NTA is being arrested, just not physically. The person will be summoned to court and will appear before a judge. The notice is similar to a traffic ticket.
Resisting W/O - Resisting arrest without violence.
Robbery - A thief takes property from another person by force or the threat of force
TOT - Turned Over To
VCBJ - Volusia County Branch Jail
VCSO - Volusia County Sheriff's Office
VOP - Violation Of Probation